Corinna Engel - Harmonization of European Contract Law Through Directives and an Optional Instrument !
Contract Law My presentation at the University from 8th October 2018 about Harmonization of European Contract Law through an Optional Instrument My presentation today is about ‘H armonization of European Contract Law ’ through an ‘ Optional Instrument ’. In this presentation, I will mainly look at how scholars have interpreted some topical pieces of legislation or proposal legislation in the recent years. First, I would like to make a summary of the history of European contract law: As the main objectives of the EU is to ensure effective functioning of the internal market, it ’ s important for the EU to be successful in harmonizing Member States law. In the area of equality law and the implementation of the four principles, namely the free movement of goods, workers, persons and provision of services, the Union has enjoyed some of success in the harmonization of Member States law, whereas in the field of contract law attempts to harmonize Member States private laws have been fa